The Back Up Plan: What Rappers Would Do If They Weren't In Hip-Hop

Nobody is just one thing, so why should rappers be? Over the past 25 years, many rappers have made the transition from being only recording artists to having various other careers. Jay Z makes much of his money as an entrepreneur, Kanye West invests a significant portion of his efforts in fashion, and various other rappers own restaurants and clothing lines or dabble in other industries. The following is a list of artists and the potential alternate career paths we could see them taking. Don’t worry, we don’t expect them to actually do it, but it’s always good to have a backup plan.

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